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Foundation (Foundation Series #1) - Isaac Asimov
Foundation (Foundation Series #1)
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When the Galactic Empire started dying, a great psychohistorian set up the foundation to preserve human culture and shorten 30,000 years of chaotic barbarism.
When the Galactic Empire started dying, a great psychohistorian set up the foundation to preserve human culture and shorten 30,000 years of chaotic barbarism.
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Format: Textbook
ISBN: 9780553803716
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Edition language: English
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
4.0 The Dead Hand: "Foundation" by Isaac Asimov
If I remember rightly, Asimov's robots do indeed find a cunning way around the three laws - they invent a Zero-th Law which states that "no robot can injure humanity or through inaction allow humanity to come to harm" which doesn't directly contradict the First Law, so their brains will accept it, b...
tien
tien rated it
2.0 Foundation (Foundation Series #1)
The Foundation was created by Seldon because he predicted a decline of the Empire which will bring back the dark ages. Seldon's intention is to shorten this period of the dark age to 1,000 years only. It was an interesting idea and made quite an interesting read. The book itself was divided into 5 p...
debnance
debnance rated it
5.0 Foundation (Foundation Series #1)
One more trip outside my usual reading waters. Science fiction. Foundation makes me remember why I loved science fiction when I was in my late teens and early twenties. The whole world is tilted and new ways of thinking and doing things become possible. All our world leaders need to read science fic...
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3.0 Foundation (Foundation #1)
a galaxy spanning empire of 12 millenia is crumbling. One man, Hari Seldon, uses psychohistory to plot a course to shorten the new dark age from 30,000 years to 1000 years. To do this, he establishes 2 Foundations. This book deals with the First Foundation, a collection of scientists who embody all ...
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1.0 Foundation (Foundation Series #1)
Much too science-fictiony for my tastes (if that is even a real word).
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